Biographies & Memoirs

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Bringing in the Sheaves: Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest
Richard Reverend Coles
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The Reverend Richard Coles' reflective account of life as a parish priest and broadcaster on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE.


Handmade: Learning the Art of Chainsaw Mindfulness in a Norwegian Wood
Siri Helle
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The story of one woman, one chainsaw, and one modest plan for a mini-cabin - a book from Norway that celebrates the act of making something with your own two hands.


Lecretia's Choice: A Story of Love, Death and the Law
Matt Vickers
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A successful young lawyer in Wellington, Lecretia Seales met and fell in love with Matt Vickers in 2003. In Lecretia’s Choice, Matt tells the story of their life together, and how it changed when his proud, fiercely independent wife was diagnosed with a brain tumour and forced to confront her own mortality. ...


My Crazy Century
Ivan Klima
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Ivan Klima, 'a writer of enormous power and originality' (The New York Times Book Review), has penned an intimate autobiography that explores his life under Nazi and Communist regimes.


A Mighty Boy: A Mother's Journey Through Grief
Sarah Pullen
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A mother's powerful memoir of her son's illness, love, loss and learning how to say goodbye.


Dear You: A Letter to My Unborn Children
Tessa Broad
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A breathtaking memoir that offers a shoulder to lean on for everyone experiencing the uncertainties and pain of infertility.


A Mouthful Of Glass
Henk van Woerden
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The story of an assassin - the man who killed Hendrick Verwoed, the racist prime minister of South Africa, in 1966. The killer was a man lost between the races, maddened by not knowing who or what he was.


Kick
Richard Murphy
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The poet Richard Murphy has constructed a unique memoir of his life and times from detailed diaries kept over the course of five decades.


Shakespearean Afterlifes: Ten Characters with a Life of Their Own
John O'Connor
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From art to advertising, psycology to politics, opera to cinema, Shakespeare's stories and characters have found an enduring place in our consciousness, enjoying 'afterlives' as rich and varied as their original incarnations in the playhouse. This book is a cultural biography of Shakespeare's most famous ...


Smoking Diaries
Simon Gray
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When he turned sixty-five, the playwright the author began to keep a diary - not a careful honing of the day's events with a view to posterity but an account of his thoughts as he had them, honestly, turbulently, digressively expressed.


The Waves behind Us: Further Memoirs
Benedict Kiely
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Rich with anecdotes and Irish wisdom, "The Waves Behind Us" is set mainly in Dublin just after World War II. It follows the author's adventures and encounters as a young journalist and writer.


Tito: Yugoslavia's Great Dictator - A Reassessment
Stevan K. Pavlowitch
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This biography places Tito within a broad historical perspective as a key 20th-century European leader. It begins with the economic, social and national factors that helped to create Josip Broz Tito, then considers his role after World War II, when he unifed Yugoslavia.


Brief Lives: Alexander Pushkin
Robert Chandler
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A biography examining Pushkin as writer, lover, and public figure. It explores his relationship to politics and provides a glimpse of the turbulent history Pushkin lived through. It is suitable as a guide to those trying to understand one of Russia's most celebrated literary figures - and, indeed, Russia ...


Love Without Borders: How Bold Faith Opens the Door to Embracing the Unexpected
Angela Braniff
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From the founder of This Gathered Nest YouTube channel, an uplifting story of Angela Braniff's unusual path to becoming the mother to seven children through various methods of adoption and biological approaches, encouraging women and mothers to embrace the unique purpose that God has put in their lives.

Angela's ...


Marie-Antoinette and Count Fersen - The Untold Love Story
Evelyn Farr
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The Quiet Man
John H Sununu
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George H. W. Bush is much too modest to brag about what he accomplished as the forty-first president of the United States. As a result, the conventional wisdom about his presidency misses many of his greatest achievements. Now this unique insider account by former chief of staff John H. Sununu finally ...


Samuel Johnson: A Life
David Nokes
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Thrown out of Oxford for a lack of funds, he rose to celebrity: author of the Dictionary, a friend to the king, companion of Reynolds, Goldsmith and Garrick.

David Nokes looks beyond Johnson's remarkable public persona and beyond the Johnson that Boswell to some extent created.


Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone
Stewart Purvis, Jeff Hulbert
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The first, full biography of Guy Burgess reveals the extent of his espionage and culminates in new relevations about his last days in Moscow.


Guy Burgess: The Spy Who Knew Everyone
Stewart Purvis, Jeff Hulbert
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The first, full biography of Guy Burgess reveals the extent of his espionage and culminates in new relevations about his last days in Moscow.


Amazing Careers
Charles Margerison
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How did Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Coco Chanel choose their careers? Discover how these and other high achievers became successful in 'Amazing Careers' brought to you by Amazing People Worldwide(R). In life, the work we do often determines our status in society as much as the money we earn. ...

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